In this episode, Fred McIlvain and Mimmo Bonanni interview Dan Stanton and Mark Scott of ASU Libraries Government Documents and Maps about A More Perfect Union: The Life and Times of the U.S. Constitution, a Constitution Day Celebration on Friday September 15 from 1:00-5:00pm, in the Carson Ballroom of the Old Main building on ASUâs Tempe campus. Mark and Dan will also explain the history of the constitution, why it is so important to the United States, and how you can get involved in the... Topics: ASU, history, constitution, government
On Thursday March 22, 2007 the ASU Libraries and the Jewish Studies Program at ASU hosted a special event: An evening with Dr. Ann Kirschner, author of Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story, in the Hayden Library on the ASU Tempe campus.It was not until Sala (now 82) was scheduled for heart surgery in 1991 that she showed Ann a priceless collection of more than 350 letters and a diary from her years in the Nazi work camps, documents that she had kept carefully hidden in a cardboard... Topics: holocaust, history, family history, WWII, world war II, immigrant experience
In early 2008, ASU's West campus was selected as a "Point of Pride" by the Phoenix Pride Commission. The honor, which is awarded every four years, recognizes a landmark or attraction unique to and located within the city that evokes a sense of pride among area residents. Join West campus leaders, staff and alumni in a discussion about what truly makes the West campus a point of pride. For more information see these related articles: West campus earns Phoenix "Point of Pride"... Topics: ASU West campus, Podcast, Library, history, architecture, Arizona, Phoenix Source: Audacity WAV file
Marilyn Myers talks with Tammy Allgood about the 20th anniversary of the Fletcher Library at the ASU West campus. Topics: ASU West campus, Podcast, Library, history, architecture, Arizona, Glendale Source: WAV audio file recorded on Marantz PMD670 Compact Flash Recorder
In this edition of The Library Channel, checkout Fred's conversation with with Arizona Historical Foundation Photo Preservationist Rebekah Tabah, about an exhibit of images selected from over 40,000 foundation photographs illustrating various ways that Arizona has been surveyed, measured, mapped, and studied. These images and artifacts capture an Arizona we cannot fully experience today, representing 150 years of explorers, miners, soldiers, ranchers, engineers, archaeologists, and government... Topics: Arizona, history, geographic surveys, Barry Goldwater, ASU, library, podcast Source: WAV audio file recorded on Marantz PMD670 Compact Flash Recorder
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Childsplay, a theatre for young people and their families, Artistic Director David Saar and Curator of the Child Drama Collection Kathy Kryzs talk with Fred about a retrospective exhibit at the Tempe Center for the Arts. In April 2000 Childsplay was recognized by American Theatre magazine as one of the top four professional theatres for young people in the United States. This company has received just about every local and state arts award and national awards... Topics: community theatre, child drama, acting, juvenile, art, performance, Arizona History
A rivalry over a century. A trophy lost for decades. This is the story of the Arizona Territorial Football Championship Cup. University Archivist Rob Spindler talks with Digital Projects Librarian Mimmo Bonanni about the longstanding rivalry between the Arizona State University (ASU) Sun Devils and University of Arizona (UA) Wildcats. They will also look into the mystery of the missing cup and where it was eventually discovered in 1983. The âDuel in the Desertâ between ASU and UA is among the... Topics: history, arizona, UA, ASU, football, trophy, rivalry, arizona state university, university of...
Originally presented by the ASU Libraries in 2007 Barrett, The Honors College has recently presented an exhibit in the Hayden Library featuring the history of the Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture, the works of this year’s Centennial Lecturer Anna Quindlen, as well as the history of Barrett at ASU. Join host Fred McIlvain for this interview with special guest Mark Jacobs, Dean of Barrett, The Honors College as they discuss these topics as well as the future growth of Barrett. Host: Fred... Topics: education, history, academics, student life, buildings, Arizona
Join Fred McIlvain, University Archivist Rob Spindler, and Jennifer Duvernay from Library Marketing and Outreach as they discuss the events and history of ASU Homecoming.Homecoming is an opportunity for alumni to come back and remember “the good old days,” share their experiences with old friends and faculty, and see what has changed at their alma matter. Rob Spindler will talk about the purpose and history of the event, including the very first homecoming celebration back in 1926. We will... Topics: university, ASU, Arizona history, campus life
The Library Channel helps celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic name change which transformed Arizona State College into Arizona State University with a new series of podcasts throughout the year. The name change, a singular moment in the university's and state's history, came through an unprecedented statewide referendum that officially passed on Nov. 4, 1958. In this first episode, we are joined by former editor of the State Press and former director of the Alumni Association Don... Topics: ASU, ASC, Arizona State, history, library, podcast, education Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670
On February 14, 2012 Arizona celebrates 100 years of statehood. ASU School of Theatre and Film presents the play Untold Stories/Unsung Heroes as part of the Arizona Centennial Project New Works Series beginning February 10 at 7:30 in the Lyceum Theatre. Director Pamela Sterling, professor at the School of Theatre and Film, joins Host Fred McIlvain to talk about the play and how it was put together. Joining them is Curatorial Museum Specialist Karrie Porter Brace to talk about the tie-in... Topics: play, exhibit, Arizona, oral history, centennial, arts, university, students, ASU Source: WAV audio file recorded on Marantz PMD670 Compact Flash Recorder
Arizona Historical Foundation Photo Preservationist Rebekah Tabah joins host Fred McIlvain on-location at the Hayden Library to discuss "Dane Coolidge's Wild Wild West" the 2010 exhibit of historic Arizona photographs taken by scientist, artist, explorer, and author Dane Coolidge. Coolidge a relative of President Calvin Coolidge started as a biologist hired by the Smithsonian to take pictures of western animals. He fell in love with western people, places and photography and began... Topics: ASU, Arizona, history, photography, science, cowboys, Deserts--Southwest Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670
Curator Karrie Porter Brace and student Zac Humphrey, an active member of the ASU Sun Devil Marching Band, join us for an entertaining exploration of the marching band as we highlight the re-opening of the Mighty Marching Sun Devil exhibit at Hayden Library. The discussion traces the history of the marching band, including great band directors of the past and includes an interesting look at the evolution of the band uniform. Explore the exhibit featuring photographs and other band related... Topics: music, marching band, exhibit, university, history, band directors, band uniforms, drum corps, ASU,... Source: WAV audio file recorded on Marantz PMD670 Compact Flash Recorder
The Library Channel is proud to present a lecture from the first installment of a new ASU Indigenous speaker series, the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community, featuring Dr. Ned Blackhawk talking about his new book Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West published by Harvard University Press. Winner of the 2007 Frederick Jackson Turner Award and the 2006 William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on... Topics: Indians of North America, Great Basin, history, Heard Museum, ASU, library
In the third part of our China Initiatives Series we are pleased to welcome Sichuan University Librarian and Professor Dr. Yao and Assistant Librarian of Chinese Studies Qian Liu as they discuss the similarities and differences between the sister libraries of Arizona State University and Sichuan University. They also discuss Dr. Yao's reaction to the Confucius Institute Exhibition, library collections and development policies, digitization, and the Million Books Project. Episode 62 Host: Tammy... Topics: China, history, ASU, Sichuan University, Library, research, million books project, Arizona State...
The ASU Libraries continues our series Faculty and Librarians Team-up for Student Success with History and Political Science Bibliographer Ed Oetting and Associate Professor of History Dr. Andrew Barnes. Andrew and Ed collaborate on an online history methodology course which includes an embedded library component. The goal of the library component is to teach students how to do valid historical research online via web based library resources. They faced the challenge of creating effective... Topics: information literacy, history, education, libraries, library, research methods, Arizona State...
Curator Karrie Porter Brace talks with Fred about the new exhibit Shelter and the Storm: Agnes Smedley at Yaddo located on the 4th floor of Hayden Library. The exhibit, drawn from University Archives material, reviews the life and the controversy of ASU Alumna Agnes Smedley, advocate for the oppressed, radical, war correspondent, and spy. Agnes Smedley had the longest residency at the artistsâ colony Yaddo in Saratoga springs, NY. Highlights of the program include information on Yaddo, Agnes's... Topics: Agnes Smedley, ASU, archives, communism, Yaddo, Charles A. Willoughby, china, history, 20th... Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670
The ASU Library Channel welcomes back Arizona Historical Foundation Photo Preservationist Rebekah Tabah to discuss the 2011 exhibit "Allen Dutton: A Retrospective" featuring examples from over fifty years of the artist's work. Host Fred McIlvain takes us on a tour of Dutton's work including his books, paintings, photo collages, and his life and history in Arizona. Get ready for a discussion unique as the artist himself. Master photographer, author, sculptor, social critic, painter,... Topics: photography, Arizona, art, exhibit, podcast, libraries, history, nudes, rhinos, Phoenix, Then and... Source: WAV audio file recorded on Marantz PMD670 Compact Flash Recorder
The Arizona Historical Foundation presents and exhibition of images from the murder trial of Winnie Ruth Judd, one of the most sensationalized cases in the history of Phoenix. Judd, who died in 1998 at the age of 93, was the notorious “Trunk Murderess” of 1931 caught in Los Angeles transporting the remains of her two female roommates in a set of trunks from Arizona by train. Speculations and conspiracy theories have developed over the years involving her relationships with local... Topics: arizona history, library, asu, winnie ruth judd, murder, trunk murderess, arizona historical... Source: WAV audio
A single teacher in a four room school house started the nation's largest public university? Take a trip back 125 years to 1885 and the founding of ASU as a tiny normal school. University Archivist Rob Spindler and Curatorial/Museum Specialist Karrie Porter Brace discuss the Fall 2010 Hayden Library exhibit TNS 125 ASU on the anniversary of the university's founding as the Territorial Normal School. You'll learn about the founding fathers of ASU such as Charles Trumbull Hayden, John Armstrong,... Topics: Arizona State University, ASU, Territorial Normal School, Charles Hayden, John Armstrong, George...
Q. Whats the next best thing to an original manuscript? A. A facsimile, of course. Professor of Music Eckart Sellheim joins guest host Anali Perry and ASU Music Library Head Dr. Christopher Mehrens to discuss the summer 2008 exhibit, "Just teh Facs Ma'am: Les Basses Danses of Marguerite of Austria and other music facsimiles from the collections of the ASU Libraries and Professor Sellheim. Facsimiles are books that attempt to recreate the appearance of original manuscripts. They are used by... Topics: music, history, archive, library, podcast, ASU, Arizona State University, manuscripts, score Source: Mini HDV Audio Track
Over a hundred years ago a Franciscan friar and self-taught photographer, Simeon Schwemberger dramatically captured the life of Catholic clergy, Navajo people, and others in the Southwest. Curatorial Museum Specialist Karrie Porter Brace, Curator of the Labriola National American Indian Data Center Joyce Martin, and University Archivist Rob Spindler promote their new exhibit Schwemberger Photographs an exhibition of large format images taken between 1902 and 1909 by Brother Simeon Schwemberger... Topics: ASU, Arizona, exhibit, photography, glass plate negatives, Navajo Indians, missions, Franscisca...